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April 18, 1986

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FriHav Anril 18 19R6/The Jewish F'lnridian of South Ponntv Patrp 3
ONE DREAM ... ONE PEOPLE ... ONE DESTINY
w^ The Jewish ^^ y
FloridiaN
of South County
Volume 8 Number 16
Serving Boca Raton, Delray Beach, and Highland Beach, Florida Friday, April 18,1986
mist**** Price 35 Cents
Inside
Passover Recipes...
page 3
Theater Review... page 4
JCC Spring Break ...
page 12
State Senate Race Assumes
Religious Overtones?
By TINA ROSEN HERSH
Adele Messinger's appearance
before the South County Rab-
binical Association last Tuesday
enabled her to respond to the con-
Demjanjuk Ordered Back in
Custody; 'Sufficient Evidence' Cited
By HUGH ORGEL
TEL AVIV (JTA) -
Accused war criminal John
Demjanjuk was ordered
remanded in custody for a
further 15 days by
Jerusalem Chief Magistrate
Aharon Simcha, sitting in a
make-shift courtroom at the
Ayalon Prison in Ramie.
Demjanjuk, 66, the former
Ukrainian extradited to Israel
from the United States in
February, is suspected of being
the notorious prison guard, "Ivan
the Terrible," at the Treblinka
concentration camp during the
Holocaust.
Simcha said that there was suf-
ficient evidence to warrant
holding Demjanjuk in prison pen-
ding his trial. His statement came
after he had asked police pro-
secutor Alex Ish-Shalom to com-
ment on media reports that the
Treblinka prison guard known as
"Ivan the Terrible" had been kill-
ed during an inmate uprising at
the death camp.
ISH-SHALOM described the
reports as imaginary, saying that
no single person had come for-
ward with proof that he himself
had taken part in the killing of the
prison guard or had been an actual
eye-witness to his alleged death.
"It is all hearsay evidence
and we have adequate proof to the
contrary that Demjanjuk is in-
deed the notorious Ivan," the
police official asserted.
Demjanjuk, asked if he had
anything to say, protested that
the proceedings were being car-
ried out in Hebrew and that he
had to rely on interpretation. The
judge promised him that a transla-
tion of the full transcript of the
proceedings would be made
available to his attorney.
DEMJANJUK'S attorney in
the U.S.. Mark O'Connor, was
present in the courtroom but did
not participate in the hearing, as
he has not yet received permission
to plead before an Israeli court.
The Israel Bar Association has
agreed to O'Connor's active ap-
pearance in court in view of his
lengthy service for his client
before U.S. courts, and the fact
that it might be difficult to find an
experienced Israeli lawyer ready
to defend a man charged with war
crimes against Jews. The Justice
Ministry is to act shortly on
O'Connor's request to represent
his client in court.
cerns of some local rabbis about
the seeming ethnic bent of her
campaign. "I am a grassroots can-
didate," she said. The word "our"
in her campaign ad which the
rabbis questioned means "the
people," she explained.
The ad, which appeared recently
in the Lake Worth Herald, the
Gold Coast Shoppers and Palm
Beach Jewish World, asked
readers to "vote for our voice in
the State Senate." Rabbi Bruce
Warshal, director of the South
County Jewish Federation, took
issue with Messinger. "In a
Jewish paper, it does mean the
Jewish people," he insisted.
Rabbi Theodore Feldman, presi-
dent of the Rabbinical Associa-
tion, had expressed his concern
over the campaign strategy, in a
discussion period during services
last Friday evening at his B'nai
Torah Congregation. Feldman
displayed Messinger's ad, and a
flyer from an independent source
soliciting "Christian candidates"
for the Palm Beach County School
Board race. "Which one is bet-
ter?" asked Rabbi Feldman.
The real issue, he emphasized, is
"who is qualified for office? Is
religious identity the sole
qualification? If that's the case,
we're in for sectarian warfare."
His bottom line was that labels are
dangerous. "One must seek the
substance beyond the labels.
Opponent Holds Financial
Power
In her response Tuesday morn-
ing, Messinger stated that "our"
meant that she identified with the
majority of the people. "I don't
want to be an ethnic candidate,"
she emphasized, "but, unfor-
tunately, I will be." She asked the
rabbis not to be sensitive about
her approaching the Jewish com-
munity. "I need them ... I need
to gather to me all the groups that
I can." Messinger's opponent, in-
cumbent Don Childers, has
already raised $15,000 as of Jan.
1, she claimed. "I have to use
every weapon I can."
Additionally, Messinger found it
disturbing that the religious com-
munity wanted to remain
apolitical, in what she called
"dangerous times." She reminded
the rabbis that Florida has been
targeted as a state where the
Moral Majority will take over. Her
other concern was the historic
reluctance of the community to
unseat incumbents.
Messinger feels that Childers is
not capable of understanding the
issues. "At this critical time,
perhaps the public should analyze
more carefully who their present
legislators are, and who is running
Adele Messinger
for office, sne said. "I am a well-
qualified candidate not just
because I am Jewish."
Messinger's Credentials
Her credentials combine
humanistic and business skills.
Messinger is a former educator
and accountant who has gained
notoriety for her political activism
in South County over the past
seven years. A recent article in
The Miami Herald by political col-
umnist Ray Hurad, called Mess-
Continued on Page 8
Two Senators
Cancel Planned Trip to Middle East
Ghoulish German Parlor Game
Sends Jews Back To Death Camps
BONN (JTA) A grotesque, ghoulish parlor game
in which pawns representing Jews are sent to death camps
by the throw of dice, has resurfaced in West Germany and
the authorities seem determined to find the persons
responsible.
Copies of the game sent recently to schools and other
institutions were postmarked in Darmstadt. The Hesse
public prosecutor has instituted proceedings against in-
dividuals still unknown.
THE GAME IS called Jude Aergre Dich Nicht (Jew, do
not get angry). It first appeared in 1984, drawing expres-
sions of outrage from the Jewish community and public
figures here and abroad. A man and a woman accused of
devising the game were brought to trial. But a court in
Zweibruecken, Saarland, acquitted them for lack of
evidence. The Jewish community called the verdict
"beyond understanding."
This time, the Hesse authorities have assured Jewish
leaders they will do everything possible to bring those
responsible to justice. Like the original game, the new one
consists of a board with six pawns, each representing one
million Jews. The players cast dice to move the pawns to
squares labeled with the names of notorious death camps.
WASHINGTON (JTA)
- Sens. Gary Hart (D.,
Colo.) and Bennett Johnston
(D., La.) cancelled scheduled
visits to the Middle East last
week, which were to include
a stop in Israel, after the
Reagan Administration urg-
ed that members of Con-
gress "reassess" their
travel plans to the region.
A State Department official
told a press briefing for foreign
reporters that the advisory to
Congressional officials was in
response to recent threats by Li-
byan leader Muammar Khadafy
that he would launch a wave of
terrorism against Americans in
the region.
BUT THE Administration's ad-
visory amounted to a "weakening
of the American resolve to resist
terrorism," according to a state-
ment issued by Kenneth Bialkin,
chairman of the Conference of
Presidents of Major American
Jewish Organizations.
"The interruption of foreign
travel is exactly what terrorists
want and the surrender ti ter-
rorist threats gives them the vic-
tory they seek," Bialkin asserted.
Hart announced that he was
Sen. Gary Hart
cancelling his trip to Israel, Egypt
and Jordan after he was advised
by Administration sources that
the visit would "divert limited
security resources." The State
Department acknowledged that it
had advised Congressional
members and their staffs to
"reassess" whether their trips to
the Middle East were necessary at
this time, but denied having
directly requested that such visits
be cancelled.
THE OFFICIALS who briefed
foreign reporters said that "we've
all heard the threats issued by Col.
Khadafy, and we have suggested
to them that we think real careful-
ly about whether travel to the
region at this time is essential or
whether they would consider
postponing it."
State Department spokesman
Charles Redman, however, at an
earlier briefing, stressed that the
Administration's request only
related to visits by members of
Congress and that no general
travel advisory had been issued.
Redman said that "a fairly large
number" of Congressmen and
staff members had planned to
travel to the Middle East during
the Easter recess.
Hart planned to fly to Israel on
a trip that was to include Egypt
and Jordan. Johnston, who was to
travel with Hart to Israel on the
first leg of the separate Middle
East tour, also cancelled his plans.
Six members of the House of
Representatives, however. w>re
reported visiting the Jewish
Continued < n Page 14-



v.i. .81 '- '

ONE HOME.
Capital Campaign Picks Up Pace
Passes $2 Million Mark
The pace and activity in
the Capital Campaign are
gathering increasing
momentum, according to
Abby Levine, Chairman
of the effort. He
reported, with great
pleasure, that to date,
over $2 million has been
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proved a dramatic campaign plan which proposes to raise theneed- ari^ = P Campaign has already begun to reach-out to
ed funds over the next two years. Among those se^vfng on the wiTh K^" VI "^ commF"ty- March 4, an initial meeti,*
fe C*** are: Richard Siemens, chairman of the R^LrH s ^ &Velop?rlm the South Count-V area was held
Flagship Gifts; Richard Levy, chairman, Advanced Gifts- Lester S, < f'nT. ad1ressed the rouP a" outlined the plans for the
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Siemens Jewish Campus
Design Complete
Jf:
Schwab and Twitty Architects, Inc.
have completed the design for the
Richard and Carole Siemens Jewish Cam-
pus. The project, which incorporates six
buildings and a total of 153,700 square
feet is located on a 28-acre site on U.S.
441. just one-half mile south of Glades
Road in Boca Raton.
The campus will serve members of the
Jewish community from preschool
through retirement. It includes a
6500-square-foot Family Services
Building, a 14,500-square-foot building to
house the South County Jewish Federa-
tion offices, a 54,000-square-foot Day
School, plus three buildings which com-
prise the Adolph and Rose Levis Jewish
Community Center, including a
13,700-square-foot office facility, a
27,000-square-foot Health and Physical
Education Building, and the
'{5,000-square-foot Community Activities
and Cultural Building.
I ne buildings are linked by 20-foot-
widc pedestrian walkway system and a
smtral atrium The barrel vaults covering
I
the walkways and the covered octagon-
shaped central atrium will be fashioned of
a space-age teflon-coated translucent
fab-.c rather than glass or plexiglass. The
supports for the walkway system and the
atrium will be brilliant red.
The mall or campus format creates ur-
ban spaces and reduces the distances bet-
ween buildings. There is a great deal of
interaction between buildings with the
walkways serving as gathering places
rnere will be seating areas in the
walkways plus extensive vegetation and
water features. The central atrium area is
envisioned as a meeting area, a congrega-
tion space for major events, such as art
shows. The architecture and site plan ac-
commodate the goal of mingling people of
all ages.
Counseling services for all in need will
be provided for in the Jewish Family Ser-
vices Building. The Day School will pro-
?k ^ C5'Ldren rea.u'g daycare
through the 8th grade. The main central
buildine will have an auditorium with
Continued on Page 11-
Levy Chairs Advanced Gifts
For Capital Campaign
This is the first in a series of inter-
*& "* ^ tn <***
Richard Levy, chairman of the Ad-
vanced Gifts Division of the Capital Cam-
paign envisions the new campus as "a
Ce?Su*d noted that having a beautiful facility will
attract people and will strengthen the
* f th? federation." He beTves that
ZCSft? 0f the """P"8 ** allow
members of the community to see the
strength and vitality of our LmnSty
Jrzj1?has lived in BCa **** for
the past four years, has seen major
changes ,n the South Florida area Al
family arrived in Miami in 1945 where he
went to high school. He believesThat two
unportant factors have drawn increasing
SS6 f j6Wi8h famihes to South
County, compared to 20 years ago when
few Jews would have thought to come to
thu area: plentiful housing units a a
strong reputation about the qual, ,
development in the ath County
Very strong growth over th. .t
. Richard Levy
decade in the western area will make the
new campus particularly appealing to the
growing Jewish community, according to
I^evy. Also, the existence of very high
quality areas with clubs and other
amenities will serve as a magnet for
Continued on Page II-


Friday, April 18, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 3
^
Israeli Chef Visits Boca With Passover Recipes
Executive Chef Victor Azoulay,
from Jerusalem, was in Boca
Raton last week to visit family.
Azoulay, most recently of the
Ramada Renaissance in
Jerusalem, was for a long time
chef at the King David Hotel,
eventually becoming the ex-
ecutive chef there. He later served
as the executive chef at the
Moriah Hotel too.
Victor Azoulay was born in
Morocco. His family relocated to
Israel in 1953 with a Youth Aliyah
program when he was 14. He
turned to cooking at age 16 when
his father died. Victor, being the
oldest child, became the head of a
household of 10, living on a small
moshav (agricultural village) in
the Negev.
Farming would not sustain the
large family. At the Department
of Labor in Beersheba, from a list
of available trades, Azoulay ear-
marked "cooking." He had never
had a prior experience or an in-
terest in the profession. Soon he
was enrolled in the Tadmor Hotel
School, Israel's only post secon-
dary school for the hospitality
field, where he now lectures
intermittently.
The chef has accumulated
numerous awards over the years.
He treasures his 1972 acceptance
as a member of the Confrerie de la
Chaine des Rotisseurs with the ti-
tle of "Maitre Rotisseur." Also
very important to him are the
three International Culinary Art
Competitions held from 1980
through 1984, in which he
represented his homeland.
Below, are a few of Azoulay's
special Passover recipes,
guaranteed to make this year's
seder even more memorable.
Recipes for Passover
By Chef Victor Azoulay
Of Jerusalem
MATZO KUGEL
(makes 10 servings)
In this recipe you can use lef-
tover pieces of matzo.
Ingredients:
20 matzos. crumbled
1 bunch of parsley, coarsely
chopped
10 eggs
3 onions, finely chopped and
steamed
salt and pepper to taste
Vt Tsp. ground nutmeg
Vi stick of parve margarine,
melted
Preparation:
1. Soak the matzo crumbs in
water.
2. Put into colander and squeeze
water out.
3. Add all the other ingredients
to the matzo in a muting bowl and
mix lightly until all ingredients
are blended.
4. Grease a long baking pan.
Spreak mixture into the pan. Dnp
the melted margarine over the
mixture and bake at 350 degrees
for 35-40 minutes or until
browned.
Serve hot as a main or side dish.
BANANA AND MATZO CAKE
(makes 10 servings)
Ingredients:
4 matzos, soaked in curacao or in
sweet wine
8 ripe bananas, sliced thin
5 oz. chocolate (to be shaved)
A little powdered sugar
For Creme:
5 oz. chocolate (to be melted)
2lh sticks of margarine or butter
3 eggs
V* C. sugar
2 Tbsps. rum
Preparation:
Creme:
1. Separate the eggs. Beat the
whites with the sugar until stiff.
2. Slow down the beating and
add the margarine or butter. Once
the two parts are blended, speed
up the beating.
3. Melt the chocolate on a dou-
ble boiler and add it to the
margarine and egg white mixture.
4. Add the rum and mix a little.
Cake
A. Put down one matzo and
spread one third of the creme on
it. Place banana slices on the
creme.
B. Repeat this 3 more times so
there are four matzos and four
layers of creme and bananas.
C. Shave the chocolate on the
top level. Put the rest of the
bananas around the edges of the
cake and sprinkle a little
powdered sugar on top.
D. In order to prevent the
bananas on the outside from
becoming brown, you can pour a
little fruit flavored gelatin on
them or soak them in lemon juice
before putting them on the edges
and top of the cake.
MATZO BLINTZES
(serves 10)
Ingredients:
10 matzos, dampened a little in
milk or water, let sit 10 minutes
16 oz. regular cottage cheese (not
the creamy type!)
Vt C. rinsed raisins
1 C. potato starch
1 C. sugar
mixture and carefully roll the
dampened matzo. At the far end
of the matzo, spread a little of the
egg to hold matzo ends together.
3. From this point there are two
ways to prepare blintzes.
A. Grease a baking pan with
margarine, and put the blintzes in
the pan. Spread a little powdered
sugar on them and bake 10
minutes at 350 degrees. Or
B. Dip the blintzes in potato
starch and then in a beaten egg
and fry in Vr" of hot oil in frying
pan.
Serve with applesauce or sour
cream.
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2 Tsp. vanilla extract
1 beaten egg
Preparation:
1. Mix all the ingredients into
one mixture.
2. On one end of each matzo put
two heaping tablespoons of the
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Page 4 The Jewish Floridian of South County/Friday, April 18, 1986
The Paul Greenberg Column
From a Columnist's Notebook
Oh Yes, the UN: The reaction of
the globocrats at the United Na-
tions to the Waldheim Affair.
besides trying to avoid any com-
ment on it, has been a mixture of
dismay, resentment, and defen-
siveness. A number of unnamed
UN officials have been quoted as
feeling "betrayed" and "misled"
by their former secretary general,
who for 40 years kept mum about
his record in the Balkans.
"I, like everyone else, was
under the impression that his ar-
my career ended in 1942," says
Brian Urquhart, who served as
undersecretary-general at the UN
when Kurt Waldheim was top
man, adding: "Everything that is
coming out now is an unpleasant
surprise. I simply don't know if
these allegations are true."
Francois Guiliani, a UN
spokesman who worked with Dr.
Waldheim for six years,
remembers that, although "the
question of Waldheim's past and
possible connection with the Nazi
movement came up regularly
while he was secretary general, he
always rejected and denied those
charges."
A French delegate, Claude de
Kamoularia, seemed concerned to
put some distance between the
UN and these revelations.
"Whatever is true or not about
Waldheim," he said, "should not
be linked with the UN Just
because the United Nations
Paul Greenberg
bureaucracy never found out
about its leader's past, he seemed
to be saying, why should that af-
fect people's opinion of its
thoroughness in the future?
Even sadder was the reaction
from those UN staffers who
feared that these revelations
might damage the UN's credibili-
ty as if it still had enough to be
damaged. They didn't seem to
realize that Kurt Waldheim didn't
have to be a Nazi to preside over
the deterioration of the UN from
faded dream to actual menace
during his tenure; not every moral
mediocrity needs a party card.
Dept. of Doublespeak: Libya's
Colonel Mad-affy now has
declared victory over the United
States and announced that he will
seek revenge for it. You figure it
out. Maybe you had to be there to
understand his latest speech,
which from this distance seemed
to have all the coherence of an Ed-
ward Albee play. The colonel's
oratory comes out of the theater
of the absurd, and his term for the
new border he drew across the
Mediterranean (The Line of
Death) could have come out of a
bad comic book.
It would all have been kind of
funny if a lot of Libyan sailors
following their leader's orders
hadn't had to die for his
megalomania. Colonel Mad-affy
brings to mind the French general
in the First World War of whom it
was said that he accompaniewd
his troops only on the piano. Note
that the Libyan leader didn't go to
sea himself; they say he's crazy
but that crazy he isn't.
Not to be outdone in the
Doublespeak department, the
Stalinistas' junta in Nicaragua
now has explained that its troops
didn't invade Honduras but rather
attacked bases there as a
"defense measure" justified by
"the norms of international law."
Maybe Colonel Mad-affy would
understand.
The Dark at the Top of The Stairs
Has Relevance, Jewish and Universal
Theater Review
By Yaaeov Loria
The setting is an oil boom town
in Oklahoma in the 1920s. Cora
and Rubin Flood have been mar-
ried for 17 years and have a
daughter, 16 and a son, 10. A
traveling harness salesman.
Rubin is rarely at home. He is an
absentee husband and father in
more than one sense. They seem
mismated: Rubin drinks,
philanders and abuses hiw wife.
Cora, sensitive and love-starved,
is obsessively protective of her
children, Renee and Sonny. Renee
loses herself in playing sad music
on the piano; Sonny escapes the
dreariness by absorbing himself in
pictures of movie stars. It's hardly
a happy household.
Are you tempted to say, "Who
needs it? I have troubles of my
own." Not this time. William Inge
manages to make this family mat-
ter very much to us in The Dark at
the Top of the Stairs, the Mizner
Festival play ending the current
season at the Caldwell Playhouse.
It is almost a real life experience
for us. Vicariously we enter the
Flood home and hang on the out-
come of each situation in the play:
Will Rubin split from Cora after
Barbara Bradshw Excels in
Family Drama at the Caldwell
Playhouse
their violent quarrel over an ex-
pensive dress for Renee's first
party? How can the children deal
with the agonizing conflict bet-
ween their parents? Will Renee
transcend her anxiety and go to
the party at the country club?
How can Cora hold the family
together with Rubin gone?
But Inge makes us care even
for people outside the Flood fami-
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Volume 8
ly whose lives touch it We care
about Morris and Lottie, Cora'*
outwardly ebullient sister and her
disengaged husband, "ur emo-
tion*, are wrung over the predica
ment of the brilliant and attrac
tive boy who is to take Renee to
the party. As a half-.lew whose
parents have totally rejected him.
he is the quintessential Buffering
wanderer. We dare to hope for
him even though his fate is hound
to be tragic.
Inge introduces a Jewish
character into this play with
deliberate intention. Even if we
grant that this drama is drawn
from the memory of his own
youth, he could still have chosen
to make Renee's date any young
man from the nearby military
school. The name of the play of
fers a clue as to what Inge had in
mind. We are all afraid, we all
need reassurance that there is no
mysterious evil lurking to destroy
us. The fear of the marginal per
son, the outsider who doesn't
quite belong to the group, was the
sick core of Nazism. But it is a
universal sickness. Even in this
drowsy town close to the center of
the American heartland, the virus
which infected the Germans ia
present and ready. It is an anti-
Semitic slur at the party which
gives Sammy Goldenbaum, the
brilliant young half-Jew, the final
push to suicide. It is the inclusion
of anti-Semitism, the ultimate
mark of insecurity, which gives
Inge's play a dimension of
greatness.
There is still another issue that
the play raises, that of women's
rights. In the 1950s feminism
seemed a dead cause. Women had
been given the vote in 1920. Dur-
ing World War II they were allow-
ed to do men's work in defense
plants. And there were WACs in
the Army and WAVEs in the
Navy. Women not equal partners
in marriage? Maybe in Queen Vic-
toria's time. Ibsen's The Dolls
House was contemptuously
dismissed by teachers of the
Continued on Page 15
In Israel Colleges ...
... And Local Friends
TAU:
Terror Expert To Talk At TAU Local Seminar
The recent developments
in the clash between the
U.S. and Libya indicate the
U.S. is becoming more firm
in its opposition to ter-
rorism, according to an
Israeli expert on the
subject.
This firmness in the U.S.,
stand is what will lead, in
the long run, to its victory
over terrorism, according to
Dr. Yosef Olmert of Tel
Aviv University.
Olmert, director of the
Syria and Lebanon desks at
the Moshe Dayan Center for
Middle East and African
studies at the university, is
currently on sabbatical in
North America, and will be
the guest speaker at the
next TAU Seminar
Associates lecture series
this Monday, April 21, at
5:30 p.m.
Recognized as a leading
world authority on current
Mid-East affairs in-
cluding the subject of ter-
rorism Dr. Olmert is
about to have a book on
Lebanon published shortly,
in Hebrew, and has written
many articles for Israel and
international publications.
In a telephone interview
with Lauren Azoulai. direc
tor of the local chapter of
Friends of Tel Aviv 1'., Dr.
Olmert pointed out that the
struggle against terrorism
is a long, ongoing one, and
the side which is more
resilient and has greater
staying power will come out
victorious.
Undoubtedly, he said, this
wouldbetheU.S.,just'asit
will be Israel in the Middle-
East.
Encouraged by the atten-
dance at the last Seminar
Associates lecture on the
Strategic Defense Initiative
with Dr. Edward Teller
chairman Craig Donoff
scheduled this next lecture
for the afternoon, instead of
the customary breakfast
meeting. The time change,
along with the highly topicai
subject and the speaker's
expertise, should serve to
draw a substantial number
of people, he felt.
Participation in the
Seminar Associates lecture
series is free; however,
those who join the group are
asked to lend their support
to higher education in Israel
(as well as making possible
such distinguished offerings
locally) by contributing $500
annually to the university
For further information
on the Seminar Associates,
Tel Aviv University, or the
coming lecture with Dr.
Olmert. kindly call
302-9186,
TECHNION:
Memorials To Astronaut Resnik
To Be Established At Technion
Two memorials to honor the
memory of Dr. Judith Resnik and
her fellow Challenger astronauta
will be established at Technion
Israel Institute of Technology in
Haifa, according to Martin
Kellner. President of the
American Society for Technion
(ATS.
The memorials will consist of
the Dr. Judith Resnik Endowed
Scholarship in Aeronautical
Engineering, a project of the ATS
Greater Miami Chapter and other
ATS supporters in Florida, and
the Dr. Judith Resnik Endowed
Lectureship in Space Research.
The Merhav:
created by the ATS Chicago
Chapter.
Dr. Resnik. a friend ami sup
porter of Technion. was made an
honorary member of the Board of
Directors of the ATS Southern
California Chapter in 1978, when
she addressed the board U
special guest speaker, shortly
after she was selected by NASA
for space flight training. Dr.
Resnik was scheduled to be the
featured speaker at the ATS
Chicago Chapter's annual dinner
in 1984, but was unable to attend
when her first space flight was
rescheduled and coincided with
the dinner.
A New Israeli Energy-Efficient Tractor
Israel has developed an in-
novative energy-efficient tractor
the Merhav, which borrows
part of its state-of-the-art
technology from America's lunar
probe. Unconventional in its
design and concept, the Merhav is
six meters wide and 1.8 meters
high and employs sophisticated
electronic and computer systems
that enable it to perform
numerous tasks on the farm with
improved operational
maneuverability and cost-
effectiveness.
Initial reserch into a "minimum-
tillage approach" was conducted
by Prof. Dan Wolf, an expert in
soil machine systems at the Facul
ty of Agricultural Engineering at
Technion-Israel Institute of
Technology in Haifa, and Dr.
Amos Hadsass of Israel's
A licultural Research
Organization.
The Aferaat- tractor's unique
wide-frame design is intended to
sovle the problem of "soil compac-
tion" damage to soil by heavy
tractor wheels that has long
plagued Israeli farmers and
threatens agricultural crops
around the world. The soil bet-
ween the Merhav's wide wheels
remains untouched, minimizing
compaction, and the tractor s
platform carries equipment above
the soil, thereby avoiding un-
necessary soil damage.
In contrast, conventional trac-
tors compress the earth,
necessitating plowing, and often
leading to soil erosion and deple-
tion. (In a related response to this
widespread problem, the U.S.
Congress recently passed legisla-
tion requiring cultivation methods
Continued on Page 10-


Friday, April 18, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 5
Federation/11 JA 1986 Campaign Update
Sam and Zelda Chafetz (left) and Shep Kaufman (right) present a
check from the charity tournament to Federation president,
Marianne Bobick.
Del-Aire Turns Out
For Charity Tourney
One hundred and twenty Del-
Aire Club residents participated
last month in the annual Charity
(iolf Tournament, which primarily
benefits the South County Jewish
Federation.
Shep Kaufman, chairman of the
Del-Aire campaign for the
Federation, and Sam Chafetz,
general chairman of the golf tour-
nament, called the two-day event
"a most successful one."
The weekend's activities includ-
ed golf, a cocktail party and a
dinner-dance. Kaufman said,
"We're proud of the fact that so
many from the Del-Aire Country
Club community turned out to
support such an important
event.'
He added that credit for
organizing this successful event
belongs to the following people:
Zelda and Sam Chafetz; Ruth and
Frank White; Howard Chavin;
Iris Chavin; Barbara Lurie; Ted
Kellert; Florence Litvak; Clara
Kissel; Adele Godofsky; Gert
Newman; Natalie Perlmuter;
Robert Madan; and Janet Zieky.
When we thanked our Super Sunday
volunteers, we left out the name of Mrs.
Bess Breecher of Kings Point, who took
part as a volunteer with her husband in
previous years, and came this year even
though her husband was hospitalized for
major surgery.
We also inadvertently left out the names
of
Anne Browning,
Nathan Rothstein.
This gives us another opportunity to
thank these people along with all the other
volunteers including, we are sure, a few
others who did not point out the omission
of their names.
Incidentally, in most cases the omissions occur
because the kind volunteers went straight to work
without signing in, so their names were not on
record.. .



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Jewish History Drama Made
Available To The Public
A dramatic look at Jewish
history, entitled "Judaism: Its
Past and Future," was staged last
Tuesday at Temple Beth El as a
joint venture between the temple
and the South County Jewish
Federation.
The creative venture, which
conveyed Jewish history through
a series of narrative readings,
received such positive response
that the producer/director, Steven
Kolber, said he would like to make
this presentation available to
other groups and organizations.
Kolber, an electrical engineer
for IBM, said he would like to
develop and perfect the program
as a kit, giving more and larger
audiences exposure to both
history and dramatic theater, and
to the message of the production
to safeguard the future.
In addition, Kolber saw the pro-
gram as serving as a liaison func-
tion between two organizations
and he would like to encourage
similar usage of the program for
the future.
Federation Campaign director
Harvey Grossman praised the
"... dedicated group of people"
who worked with Kolber and
"... who obviously put their
hearts into it." He particularly
cited Linda and Steven Melcer,
co-chairs of the event, who attend-
ed to all of the evening's details
and assisted in this "dignified
event."
Marianne Bobick, president of
the South County Jewish
Federation, congratulates and
hugs program chairperson,
Steve Kolber. "He wrote every
word of the production and he
didn't sleep because of it," she
90. id.
Dr. Gerald Snyder reads the
part of Nehemiah the Prophet.
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temple Beth El's teens dramatized the urgency of safeguarding
the future. The teens were (left to right) Craig Zeuner, Larry
Winokur, Nicki Kolber, Vicki Garcia and Lisa Pollock.
2nd Annual Dinner Dance Deception
fouiig leadership Division
(2CMG)
South County Jcwh federation
Craig Richman
Dance Chairman
Vice Chairman. YLD
Gary Scharl
Social Chairman
Stanley Fishbem
Chairman YLD
Executive Committee
Jetliey Kune
Stephen Melcer
Lawrence Pill
Robed Fishman
Coordinator YLD
Marianne Bobick
President
James Nob'i
Men s Divmon Chairman
Dinner Dance
Committee
Pearl Auerbach
Sluarl Auerbach
Nessa Bush
Ellen Decker
Jenrnler Fischer
Karen Fischer
David Freeman
Ron Green
larry Gross
Judy Kline
Jocelyn Launer
Jamie LeberslekJ
Ken LeberslekJ
Susan l <
Allison Levy
Robert Parker
Jack Sacks
Bonnie Scharl
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'Silent no more'
Soviet Jewry update
A Visit to RussiaPart HI
other tourists was able to board
the plane, but one: me. I was de-
tained for a while, then came out
to find my luggage all dumped.
They were basically telling me:
"we know why you were here, we
wanted your hard currency, but
we don't have to treat you
well. ."
To finish, I must mention one
thing, which you may have heard
before. When our plane passed in-
to Finland's air space, and the
captain announced this, every
passenger applauded in obvious
relief. .
It was one of the better trips I
have ever taken; not only because
of the sense of priorities and U^
understanding of the Soviet .W
problem, but also because of tj,
appreciation of our country whS
I gained. *"
Postscript: the Leningrad
woman of whom I told you is now
living in Israel, for the past W
years it turned out she wM
strictly a legitimate refusenik
Editor's Note: This is the third
and last part of the story by
Steven Bloom, formerly of
Cleveland, about his visit to the
USSR on behalf of the NCSJ the
National Conference on Soviet
Jewry. Bloom, a real estate and
mortgage executive, is a personal
witness to the effectiveness and
need of writing writing the
refuseniks, the government in the
USSR, and our own
government. .
My Moscow experience was in-
credible and I learned that the
KGB's surveillance was quite
close. Every time I left my room I
returned to learn it had been
checked. My gentile friend the at-
torney and I, every time we
wanted to talk about what we had
seen or my plans for the next day,
we went into the bathroom, turn-
ed on the faucets in the shower
and tub and communicated that
way so the bugs would't get us. .
Each room was bugged, even
though all were not being
monitored at any given time.
But it was not just the secret
police one would know at all
times that "big brother was wat-
ching you." Every floor at every
hotel had a "Key-lady" to whom
you would turn in your key when
leaving, and from whom you'd col-
lect it when returning to the
room. If you should get back late
at night, she would begin to in-
quire where you were and why
you were late; if you were to bring
a guest to your room, she would
interrogate them thoroughly and
would have to give her approval.
It was an uncomfortable en-
vironment for all of us, but most
of all for those who were not simp-
ly there to see the sights.
After Moscow, we went to Kiev,
on a domestic Russian airline
quite different from the planes
one is used to travel in, both in ap-
pearance and the safety features
... I managed to be among the
first to board, and took a seat near
the front (where it is warmer;
temperatures outside were
-24 .). But a relatively high-
ranking military officer came on
board and decided he wanted my
seat and before I knew it two
brawny guys grabbed my arms,
and pulled me to the back of the
plane.
I sat down and leaned back, only
to have the back of the seat col-
lapse into the lap of the man
behind me. Meanwhile, the man in
the seat in front of me also col-
lapsed into my lap And that
was not the unusual type of thing,
I learned.
In Kiev I met a couple of
"average Joe" families, one
related to a family of Soviet im-
migrants I knew in Cleveland,
who wanted to leave the Soviet
Union for simple, non-idealistic
reasons like the better medical
care they could get elsewhere for
their old father who was suffering
from Parkinson's Disease But
also because the older folks were
telling the "youngsters" the
ones my age how nice it would
be to live in a free land and prac-
tice being Jewish.
In Leningrad I was to meet with
a young woman who taught
. 'Uah in the school system, and
.Vbd gotten to the National
ouncil for Soviet Jewry that she
night be "working both sides,"
that is, pretending to be a
refusenik and giving information
to the KGB. I was to try to get an
impression of how true this might
be.
As it turned out, she provided
me with the best portion of my
tour: she spoke English fluently,
she knew her way around and was
able to take me to places I would
otherwise never have seen, yet
she could pass herself off as an
Englishwoman. In the two-and-a-
half days my attorney friend and I
spent with her she took us to meet
several refusenik families.
On the last evening she invited
the two of us to visit her apart-
ment, but as we were walking
there, around 2 a.m., two black
cars pulled up suddenly ob-
viously not innocent Soviet
citizens who just happened to be
driving around She suggested
that we split three different ways,
which we did, but the agents
decided, for some reason, to grab
me. They began yelling at me and
ask questions. I had been briefed
that if I were to be detained, the
agents on this level are not
necessarily the smarter ones or
most secure; therefore, I was not
to show any fear but to yell right
back at them. Which I did, even
though I was scared to death .
But it helped. They held me for
about 10 to 15 minutes, then let
me go.
By this time, I had accomplished
everything I was supposed to, and
had no further contact with
refuseniks or the KGB until it was
time to leave. At that time, when I
got to the airport, every one of the
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And On April 27 We Add
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Page 8 The Jewish Floridian of South County/Friday, April 18, 1986
Chai-Lights
ofthe
Jewish Community Day School
Two Schools The New And The Old
By ARNOLD ROSENTHAL
It has been my good fortune to
observe two quality schools from
an intimate perspective: I am
presently the Board chairman of
the South County Jewish Com-
munity Day School; I had the good
fortune to be a student at Boston
Latin School.
Boston is known as the "Athens
of America" due to its abundance
of many fine universities and
other cultural institutions.
Despite the presence of Harvard,
MIT and Brandeis the proper
Bostonian knows that the care of
Boston's cultural mystique is the
"Latin School." Founded before
Harvard, Boston Latin School is
in its 350th year! The school's
standards represent a goal few
schools, private or public, have
reached.
I recall being asked to leave a
classroom when I was in the Sixth
Grade. A member of the Boston
School Board asked an awed little
kid if he would like to attend the
Latin School ... An interested
and kind teacher had recommend-
ed me. I recall saying: "yes sir,"
and thus began my adventure in
academia.
I shall refer to the Latin School
as BLS. It is a public school, and
attendance was usually achieved
by an entrance examination.
Alumni of BLS have a very special
relationship that is carried on to
late in life. It has been my
privilege to meet BLS alumni in
many localities. Typically, I have
had meetings with Colonel Ed
Gallup, manager of the William
Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, and
Harvard representatives for that
city. I was delighted to greet
Bishop John Wright, a former
classmate, when he came to Pitt-
sburgh. John subsequently went
to Rome as Cardinal Wright. BLS
The Day School also has a
wonderful advantage in its
remedial program. Of course the
secular aspect of the Day School is
important to many, but the
knowledge of an ancient and still
vibrant heritage is also highly
regarded.
The existence of quality public
and private schools in many parts
of the country is recognition of the
fact that excellence is to be nur-
tured and encouraged. I believe
that as the Day School grows and
matures, its philosophy of ex-
cellence will make its students
have the same pride and respect
for their school as the students of
the venerable Boston Latin
Arnold Rosenthal
graduates are famous in many
fields; I can quickly think of Ben
Franklin and Leonard Bernstein.
Latin of course was the required
discipline at BLS. How I wish I
had studied Hebrew for six years!
Recently, some members of
Boston'b black community made
an appeal for the standards of
BLS to be relaxed so more blacks
could attend. At the school's
350th commencement, the presi-
dent of Boston University stated
that to do so would be self-
defeating, as there would no
longer be any incentive to attend
"a lesser BLS." It was also
pointed out that some blacks had
successfully passed entrance
examinations.
Far from 350 years old, the
South County Jewish Community
Day School is in its seventh year
. But I find many similarities
with BLS. One is the attention
given to an ancient classic
language; another is the ex-
cellence of the faculty and the em-
phasis on quality in the various
disciplines.
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HIS JOB AT SCHOOL
Stephen Dubov, uncle of Day
School students Robin and Jeffrey
Sommers, visited the Day School
to share with the students his pro-
fession that of a cantor. Cantor
Dubov who has had experience in
the theatre, films, and profes-
sional opera training led the older
students at their morning minyan
and flag-raising ceremony. He
sang Passover songs and moved
the children with his beautiful
voice.
The Satellite campus also had
the opportunity to hear their
peers' uncle who explained his
'job' and the articles of clothing he
wears when performing in the
synagogue. As he finished singing
with the young students he sang
an aria. At that moment a burst of
thunder struck lending a mystical
aura to the performance.
The Day School enjoyed Cantor
Dubov's informative and enter-
taining visit.
State Senate Race Assumes Religious Overtones?
Continued from Page 1
inger "a formidable candidate."
Among her principal govern-
mental concerns are the State's
finance committees. She says that
there are ways of auditing depart-
mental budgets with the kinds of
technologies already available
within the state, and they can be
utilized effectively.
Most of the candidate's political
activity in recent years has
centered around the Women's
Coalition of Palm Beach County,
which researches issues and can-
didates and offers endorsements.
Messinger held the presidency of
the group until Jan. 1. She also
holds an elected position on the
Democratic Executive Committee
of Palm Beach County, and sits on
several advisory boards, including
the Water Utilities Advisory
Board, the Charter Revision Ad-
visory Council (changing Palm
Beach County government) and
the Justice Facility Coordinating
Committee (revision of the court
system).
In addition, Messinger main-
tains a strong position on "the
community's right to know" issue.
She is adamant that people be
alerted to dangers in the
environment.
The composition of her advisory
staff would indicate that Mess-
inger is a popular candidate. She
claims representatives in the
group from all the major housing
developments in the southeast
corner of the county. Also involv-
ed in the group are Florida Atlan-
tic University students, mobile
home owners, blacks, and ail
segments of the Jewish and non-
Jewish communities.
In Messmger's District 28,
which is west of 1-95, north to
Southern Blvd. and south to the
Broward line, there are approx-
imately 90,000 registered
Democrats. Sixty-three thousand
of these people live in retirement
communities, and about 55,000
are Jewish, said Messinger.
Although she is still critically
short of the $50,000 to $75,000
she needs for the campaign, Mess-
inger feels that her chances are
"superlative."
Bond Confab
NEW YORK (JTA) Some
400 Jewish leaders from 86 com-
munities in 16 countries took part
in the week-long international
Israel Bond 35th anniversary con-
ference in Israel which began
Mar. 30. The gathering made
plans for the organization's ex-
panded 1986 campaign.
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DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
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Presented as a Public
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division of the South County Jewish Federation
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Israel Bonds
Advisory
Plans Start Now For Next Year's Gala
Still glowing with enthusiasm
from last year's successful Gala,
Bonds chairman Eugene B.
Squires announced that Nancy
Diamond and Mitzi Donoff will
chair this year's event.
The Third Annual Gala will open
the 1987 Israel Bonds season on
Saturday, Dec. 13. In addition,
they will coordinate the Annual
Israeli Fahion Show, on Wednes-
day, Nov. 5.
Nancy and Mitzi were actively
involved in last year's festivities,
chairing the Israeli Fashion Lun-
cheon. Knowing the ropes they
have already pulled together a
group of enthusiastic women.
The committee, in formation in-
cludes. Gail Asarch, Eileen
Bachrad, Kathy Estrin, Harlene
Fishman, Chris Goldberg, Shelley
Halperin, Rochelle Levy, Sylvia
Malvin and Ann Michel. Also
working will be: Clarice Pressner,
Marsha Raymond, Susan Reiffler,
Bess Rosenblum, Emily Saster,
Jody Schwartz, Jill Viner, Bar-
bara Whitehill and Beth Whitehill.
Everyone will work in their area
of expertise.
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from New York, with a wealth of

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received a BA in History of Art
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she began her auspicious career
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and marketing a publication for
the New York City Department of
Cultural Affairs. She was assis-
tant director at the Henry Street
Settlement, handling the daily
operation of the visual and perfor-
ming arts
Nancy went on to assist the pro-
ducers for the Broadway play, Los
Angeles Company, "For Colored
Girls." Then, she served as the
Production Assistant for the
WNBC-TV "NOW" Magazine
pilot. She also was Associate Pro-
ducer for the 1980 New York Em-
my Awards and then was the
Associate Director for Pinwheel
'81, a project of Nickelodeon.
Nancy Diamond worked for
several months with MTV and
was then hired as Associate Pro-
ducer for a Florida-based TV and
Film production company, which
did among other things, the
American Playhouse production
of Solomon Northup's Odyssey.
Nancy gave birth to Michael
Seth in April, 1984, and devotes
much of her time to her son and
her husband, Bob, who is Vice-
President of Investments at Drex-
el Buraham Lambert in Boca
Raton. She still finds time to be
active in Congregation B'nai
Israel, serve as editor of the Na-
tional Council of Jewish Women's
Bulletin, found the Boca Chapter
of American Red Magen David for
Israel and belong to Friends of Tel
Aviv University.
Mitzi Ziverg Donoff, a native of
Cleveland, received her BS degree
in Business Administration from
Michigan State University. She
has been a Floridian for the last
seven years and a Boca Raton
resident for the last three.
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tivity in many Jewish organiza-
tions. She is currently Vice Presi-
dent of Fund Raising for the Na-
tional Council of Jewish Women,
Boca-Delray Chapter. She is
Women's Division chair of the
American Friends of Tel Aviv
University and active in fund-
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busy husband Craig, a tax at-
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Craig is also on the Cabinet of
South County Israel Bonds; is
president of the Boca Chapter of
Friends of Tel Aviv University;
and president of the Boca Raton
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Mitzi and Nancy received the
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and are excited about this year's
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to prevent erosion of more than
five tons of soil per acre.)
The Merhav was developed by
Granot Technologies Ltd., headed
by Technion graduate David
Shimoni, a subsidiary of Granot, a
regional cooperative organization
of 40 kibbutzim in northern Israel.
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Ashkelon, a manufacturing arm of
Israel Military Industries, on the
same assembly lines that produce
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tilling and planting to harvesting.
When fitted with a storage tank
and booms for spraying, the
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.and with better control that can
be achieved by conventional
methods.
HEBREW U.
JORDAN WILL WIN WEST
BANK STRUGGLE. SAYS
RESEARCHER
The Jordanian-PLO split over
'I Run Israeli Cabinet,' Peres
Says At 'Photo Opportunity'
By DAVID FRIEDMAN
WASHINGTON (JTA) Israeli Premier Shimon
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President George Bush at the White House last Tuesday,
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Bush asked Peres whether he plays tennis, and when
the response was negative he asked the Premier if he jogs
or does any other exercise since he looks so fit. "I run the
Israeli Cabinet," Peres replied.
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"like a civil war being fought
without firing a shot," and the
ultimate victor is likely to be Jor-
dan, a researcher at the Harry S.
Truman Institute for the Ad-
vancement of Peace at the
Hebrew U. indicated in a lecture
recently.
Hillel Frisch, co-author of a
book with Shmuel Sandier on
"Israel, the Palestinians, and the
West Bank," said that while the
majority of Palestinians in the
West Bank speak of their loyalty
to the PLO, the latter ultimately
lacks the resources to provide
substantial political gains for the
Palestinian population.
The Palestinians in the West
Bank have concentrated in recent
years on developing politicized
public-service oriented institu-
tions health delivery systems,
sports clubs, nurseries, and a
student-led political elite that
on the surface appear to be pro-
viding the foundation for a state-
in-formation. However, this
development is up against power
ful forces specifically, both
Israel and Jordan which do not
want to see an independent
Palestinian state established.
"Providing the goods" for peo-
ple institutionally requires money
and power beyond the capability
of the West Bank Palestinians
themselves, Frisch said. He ex-
pressed his belief that the political
elite now developing at the col-
leges on the West Bank will
ultimately "take over" the PLO
there, but that this elite will be
forced to link up with Jordan in
order to be able to continue its
momentum.
"The basic problem of the PLO"
in the West Bank, said Frisch, is
that "they are demanding more
than their power will allow them
(to accomplish)."
NYU LAW DEAN SAYS U.S.
JUDGES ARE "INVOLVED"
Judges in America are part and
parcel of the "democratic
dialogue" in American society and
in many instances faithfully repre-
sent the "popular will." more than
those who claim that this is their
official role.
Prof. Norman Redlich, dean of
the New York School of Law. said
this at the international con-
ference on the Role of Courts in
Society, held at the Hebrew I of
Jerusalem.
Dean Redlich, who spoke on
"judges as instruments of
democracy," said judges in the
American judicial system are in-
fluenced by developments in socie-
ty and are very much part of the
realities of life that occur around
them.
The conference attracted about
200 lawyers and judges from 12
nations. It was sponsored by the
Hebrew U. Law Faculty and the
New York University School of
Law in cooperation with the
American Friends of the Hebrew
University, the Israel Ministry of
Justice, the Israel Bar Association
and the International Association
of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists.
Keynote speaker at the con-
ference was U.S. Supreme Court
Justice Harry A. Blackmun, who
was named an honorary fellow of
the Hebrew U. by president Prof.
Don Patinkin. Also present at the
opening session were Justice
Minister Moshe Nissim and the
president of the Israel Supreme
Court. Justice Meir Shamgar.
Prime Minister Shimon Peres
told a luncheon gathering that it
was not possible at this point to
adopt a constitution for Israel.
still molding a nation from man>
differing components and attemp-
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News In Brief ...
Israel, Austria Given
Access to UN Files
UNITED NATIONS The
files on Kurt Waldheim, stored at
the United Nations archives were
made available to Israel and
Austria on Wednesday, Israeli
and UN officials said Monday.
Israel requested access to the
files last Friday and Austria made
its request Monday. Waldheim,
who served as UN Secretary
General from 1972-81 and is runn-
ing for the presidency of Austria
in next month's elections, has
been widely accused of having
participated in war crimes while
MT-ving as a Wehrmacht officer in
the Balkans during World War II.
The request by Austria was
made by that country's Am-
bassadors to the U.S. and UN,
Thomas Klestil and Karl Fischer,'
respectively, in a leter sent Mon-
day to UN Secretary General
Javier Perez de Cuellar. A UN of-
ficial said arrangements have
been made for dealing with the re-
quests. According to the official,
representatives of Israel and
Austria will be allowed to make
copies of the files.
IDF Planes Bomb
Terrorist Targets
TEL AVIV Israel Air Force
planes bombed terrorist targets in
the Sidon area of south Lebanon
Monday and returned safely to
their bases, a military spokesman
announced. He said the targets
were training bases and head-
quarters buildings of El Fatah,
the terrorist arm of the Palestine
Liberation Organization, and of
George Habash's Popular Front
for the Liberation of Palestine, a
group that broke away from the
PLO years ago.
Beirut radio reported five sor-
ties by the Israeli bombers on
targets in the Miamia and Ein
Hilwe refugee camps near Sidon.
According to Beirut radio, am-
bulances were seen rushing to the
scene. The radio reported five
casualties.
Three terrorists captured in the
south Lebanon security zone two
weeks ago while attempting to in-
filtrate Israel were trained at the
i'ases raided Monday, the military
spokesman said. They were
described as deserter, from the
Syrian army.
Most Israelis Want
Coalition to Continue
TEL AVIV A majority of
Israelis want the Labor-Likud uni-
ty coalition to continue on the
basis of the rotation of power
agreement under which Premier
Shimon Peres will turn over his
office to Likud leader Yitzhak
Shamir next Oct. 13, according to
a public opinion poll taken by the
Hanoch and Rafi Smith Research
Center, published Monday.
But the same poll found that
Israelis, by a 61-29 percent
margin, saw reasons that would
justify breaking up the coalition.
Among the respondents, 54 per-
cent favored the rotation of power
agreement, up from 47 percent in
a poll conducted last August
Nineteen percent would like to see
the coalition continue under the
leadership of Peres, down from 24
percent in August.
Only five percent preferred a
narrow coalition headed by Peres
down from six percent in August!
Maryland Legislature
Honors Refusenlk Begun
WASHINGTON The
Maryland House of Delegates in
Annapolis last Thursday issued a
proclamation honoring Soviet
Jewish refusenik Iosif Begun "for
his ability to endure extreme cir-
cumstances and duress."
Delegate Marilyn Goldwater (D
Montgomery) had proposed the
proclamation in the lower house of
the Maryland legislature at the
suggestion of Jon Cohen, a senior
at the University of Maryland,
College Park.
Cohen has petitioned John Toll
president of the university, to
grant Begun an honorary doc-
torate in Hebrew studies in absen-
tia at the university's May com-
mencement. House Speaker Ben-
jamin Cardin (D., Baltimore), who
enabled the petition to be brought
up on the crowded House calen-
dar, also urged that an honorary
degree be granted.
Begun, a 54-year-old engineer
was one of several Moscow
refusenik Hebrew teachers when
he was arrested for anti-Soviet
agitation and propaganda in 1982.
He was sentenced to seven years
in prison and five years internal
exile.
"In America, Hebrew teachers
get tenure," Cohen noted. "In the
Soviet Union, Hebrew teachers
get 10 years."
El Al Begins Service
To Toronto
TORONTO El Al, Israels
national airline, inaugurated ser-
vice to Toronto on Mar. 31 amid
the tightest security precautions
ever token at a Canadian airport,
much of it sensed rather than
seen.
Several hundred passengers lin-
ed up three hours before take-off
time for the direct flight to Tel
Aviv to undergo the meticulous
searches of their baggage and per-
sons that has made El Al the
acknowledged leader in security
measures among the world's
airlines.
Two armed Royal Canadian
Mounted Police officers watched
the lengthy procedure. But there
were many non-uniformed securi-
ty personnel on hand, both Cana-
dian and El Al's armed guards in
plainclothes. Neither El Al nor the
Canadian authorities would con-
firm rumors that nine guards arm-
ed with Uzi submachineguns were
stationed at the ramps and on the
runway.
Rapp Elected Prexy
Friday, April 18, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page_H
Levy Chairs Advanced Gifts
For Capital Campaign
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NEW YORK (JTA) Dr.
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seating for 600, meeting places and din-
ing facilities. Health and Physical Educa-
tion Building contains racquetbail courts,
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Parking spaces for over 600 cars will be
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existing vegetation has been respected
and was a major design consideration.
Significant additional landscaping is plan-
ned. Near the campus there will be an ad-
ditional four acres set aside for lifecare
facilities and the campus will contain five
acres designated for 101 units of senior
citizen housing funded under the Federal
HUD 202 Program with Section 8 Rent
Subsidies.
Schwab and Twitty participated in a
design competition and were awarded the
design of this project approximately one
year ago. This design is now complete and
the process of being funded. A model of
the campus is being constructed and will
be available shortly for public display.
Siemens Jewish Campus Design Complete
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future growth. Together with a wide
range of other housing options, "the
whole ambiance of South County will con-
tinue to attract increasing numbers of
people to the area."
Levy's involvement with the work of
the Federation is a multi-generational
phenomenon. His father, Robert, became
involved as a supporter of the Miami
Federation and his younger brother,
Harry A. "Hap" Levy, was the General
Campaign chairman and president of the
Miami Federation. Following their
models, Levy "went with my brother and
started to get involved and have never
ceased that involvement." For him, the
work allows him to "get things done."
Community work is a family activity and
Levy's wife, Beatrice has joined him with
her involvement in a wide range of com-
munal projects, as well.
The Levy saga of communal involve-
ment continues into a third generation.
Levy is quite proud of his eldest son,
Mark, who is a vice president of the Fort
Lauderdale Federation and has chaired
the Builders Division of their campaign.
His two daughters, JoAnn and Allison,
and daughter-in-law, JoAnn, are all
becoming involved in Federation work. In
fact, his youngest daughter, Allison, met
her fiancee, Dr. Jack Sacks, on a Young
Leadership Mission to Israel.
Levy's interests span the spectrum
from Federation to Jewish Education and
Jewish Family Service. He served as the
first Chairman of the Study Committee
for the Jewish High School in Miami and
went on to chair the Board of that
organization and continues, today, as the
honorary Chairman of the Board. Addi-
tionally, he serves as the chairman of the
Personnel Committee of the South Coun-
ty Jewish Federation and is one of its vice
presidents, sitting on the Board and Ex-
ecutive Committee.
Levy believes that strengthening
Jewish education is one of the most im-
portant things that can be done to
strengthen Jewish continuity in South
County. He is excited about plans for the
expanded Day School on the new campus.
He is hopeful that the students will "have
a chance to learn something and go on
and become even more Jewishly
knowledgeable."
Levy has indicated that he feels very
strongly about the need for the Capital
Campaign. He summed up his perspective
by noting that "having the central ad-
dress for the Federation is very impor-
tant and the fact that ail the agencies will
be on one campus makes the task even
more significant." He concluded the in-
terview with his belief "I really think
that it will work."
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THE ADOLPH and ROSE LEVIS JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
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HAPPENINGS
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An Agency of the South County Jewish Federation
YOM HASOHA
HOLOCAUST
MEMORIAL
On Monday, May 5, at 7
p.m., the Levis Jewish
Community Center will
commemorate Yom
Hashoa (Holocaust
Memorial). The evening
program will include the
play, The Diary of Anne
Frank, directed by An-
drea Mossovitz. The cast
will include the following:
(in alphabetical order)
Vinny Barrett, Marcia
Ingber, Sherrie Marcus,
Larry O'Neill, Gail
Rabinovitch, Elyse
Resnick, Ben Shulman.
David Sturmer, Jacqui
Wright, Al Yeager, and
Caroline Yeager.
A memorial service will
be conducted by Rabbi
Nathan Zelizer on behalf
of the South County Rab-
binical Association. The
community is invited to
join the Center for this
memorial program.
Admission is Free.
GREAT RESPONSE
SEEN FOR 2ND
ANNUAL 5K
RACE/WALK
This Sunday, April 20 at
the Levis JCC, runners and
walkers alike will take their
marks for the 2nd Annual
5-K Race/Walk.
"We've had a great
response," says David
Sheriff, Director of Health
and Physical Education at
the Center. "A lot of run-
ners have already signed up
and I know a lot of grand-
parents and grandchildren
will be participating in the
walk. This is truly an inter-
^enerational event."
The 5-K Race/Walk begins
at 8:30 a.m. One may
register on the day of the
race between 7:30-8:15 a.m.
The registration fee of $5 in-
cludes a shirt, awards for
the winners, breakfast for
all participants, and a Pool
Party for all those who want
to relax after the race and
listen to the sounds of a
"live" calypso band.
Those not participating in
the race are welcome to join
us at the Pool Party which
begins at 11 a.m. and lasts
until 3 p.m. Refreshments
will be on sale so that
families can make a whole
day of it! For more informa-
tion regarding the 5-K
Race/Walk or Pool Party,
please call David Sheriff at
the Center, 395-5546.
COFFEE AND CONVERSTION
FOR SINGLES 20-40
Tuesday, April 29. 7:30-9:30
p.m.
Coffee and Conversation
We need you to make our discus-
sions more lively! C'mon and give
us a chance to estai-'ish an even-
ing a month for relaxed "Kibbitz-
ing." Passover refreshments. No
charge this evening at the JCC.
FOR SINGLES 40-60
Tuesday,
p.m.
April 22, 7:30-9:30
Spring Break
At The JCC
Coffee and Conversation
Round out your day with a
stimulating discussion with other
mature adults and relax with con-
genial company! Passover
refreshments. No charge for this
evening at the JCC.
"LINE and FOLK DANCING"
The Levis JCC has started a
Line and Folk Dance Group on
Wednesdays, now through May
28, 10-11 a.m. Singles anil
couples, beginners and in-
termediate dancers all welcome.
Cost for members is $1.50, not)
members $2 each week. For more
information, call 395 5546,
Dear Diary.
Monday. March 31. I'm so ex-
cited! Today is the first day of
Spring Camp at the JCC and all
my old friends are back, plus some
really super new ones. Today's
theme is the 1950's. You know,
Fonzy, being "cool," Ozzie and
Harriet, and of course, the Mickey
Mouse Club. In Arts and Crafts
we made our own Mickey Mouse
Kars, plus we played all kinds of
sports and went swimming. I'm
getting tired just thinking about
all the fun we had I'll write
more tomorrow
Tuesday. April 1. The 1960's
Cartful! These animals look dangerous. Shouldn't they >>, in a tlsvuLr';'h,'rly '"^ pa5e-
cage? psychedelic experiences. Today
where shopping is a pleasure 7days a week
Publix Bakeries open at 8:00 A.M.
Available at Publix Store* with
Fresh Danish Bakeries Only.
Made with Assorted Fruits
Tropical
Fruit Pie
$098
each ^J
\ t
Available at Publix Stores with
Fresh Danish Bakeries Only.
Plain or Seeded,
Sliced or Unsliced
Italian Bread
oaf m ^3
0
(Buy one with each filled SAH
Stamp Price Special Certificate)
Available at All Publix Stores
and Danish Bakeries.
Plain. Cinnamon and Powdered, Family Pack
Cake Donuts.................* *169
Blueberry Muffins......... Set $159
Prices Effective
April 17 thru 23.1986.
Available at Publix Stores with Fresh
Danish Bakeries Only.
Der Waffeibakkers
Dutch Waffle Cakes..... 52: 99*
Flaky, Tender
Apple Turnovers.......2
for
79*
Many of our Danish Bakeries have a full line of
Jewish items. Check with your local Publix
Danish Bakery to place your order.
May 3rd. 1*M. 10 am 6 pm
May 401.10*t. 12 noon pm
At Tne War Memorial
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I made the dye T-SShirts and
Lt for a cool dip in the pool. We
r> made magical flower pots. I
hder if mine will grow .. .
Wednesday. April 2. Guess
at? Today is Richard's birth-
i We had special brownies in
nor of the occasion. Cooking
Is amazing! We got to taste all
ingredients as they were add-
Homemade natural chocolate
[p cookies yum, yum, good!
J Arts and Crafts we made
Isters with our Zodiac signs on
em. The 70's were definitely the
re of Good Times at the JCC. I
[n't wait until tomorrow to find
It who won the gameroom
luroament!
(Thursday, April 3. It's the 80's
n ay. In the morning some of us
fade our own zoos, while the
uier group had sports. A regular
ay, you say. Wrong! At 11 a.m.
le piled into the JCC bus and
leaded north to Dreyer Park Zoo.
Lunch with the ducks was fun and
talking around the zoo with our
lartners was an experience to
[emember. We saw all kinds of
Inimals and then we went to a
iant playground across the
Street. I even got a little tan.
Tomorrow we visit a nursing
home. I'm so nervous.
Friday, April 4. Future Day.
IWe created clay monsters and
Istar scenes in Arts and Crafts.
Bonn Minister
Visits Israel
TEL AVIV (JTA) Manfred
W lerner, the West German
Defense Minister, arrived in
Israel Sunday for a four-day visit
as i he guest of Defense Minister
Yitzhak Rabin who welcomed
Woerner and his wife at Ben
Gurion Airport. Both men spoke
if peace and stressed that the
good relations between Israel and
Bonn must I* nurvytfd without
* forgetting the past.
Woerner is the -first German
Defense Minister to visit Israel.
though he personally has come
here before in a different capaci-
ty In response to Rabin's welcom-
ing remarks, h< declared, "As you
feel obligated to peace here in this
very delightful and fruitful region
of the Middle East, we feel obliged
not only to th- peace in Europe
but also to the peace here in this
region of the world."
Woerner added, "Our con-
tinents have come so close to each
'tiier that you cannot separate a
crisis in one continent from a
Crisis in another."
In Israel Colleges
Continued from Page 10
ting to work out a peaceful solu-
tion which will finally determine
the status of all of the areas now
governed by Israel.
In the absence of a written con-
stitution, said Peres, there is
heavy reliance on the courts. "The
courts must insure justice for all,"
said Peres, while at the same time
refraining from interfering in the
political or the peace processes.
Prof. Ruth Gavison of the
Hebrew U. said "the courts should
seek, as far as they can, to
withhold legitimacy from values
and tendencies which undermine
democracy and the rule of law."
She said Israel was now in the
midst of a crisis concerning the
'euitimacy of some political
platforms.
"1 believe what is required of
judges is to stand united behind
interpretations and decisions
which seek, as far as possible
within the legal constraints, to
withhold legitimacy from Nazi-
ke racism. This is what we
demanded of judges in Nazi Ger-
roany We should demand no less
in 1*H6 Israel, especially when the
ev'l is still struggling for accep-
^i.e," said Prof. Gavison
Friday^ April 18, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 13
Special friends look on at the Dreyer Park Zoo, just one of the/un-
packed daily activities during Spring Fling 1986.
Purxm was a festive time at the Levis JCC. All Early Childhood
programs had their own Purim parties. Pictured below: Melody
Morgenstein with daughter Melissa, dressed as Queen Esther.
Then we practiced our songs for
the nursing home visit. After
lunch we loaded up the bus and
drove over. Everyone was so ex-
cited. The home was beautiful, not
what I expected. We sang songs
and had Shabbat with the
residents.
After swimming we had an
awards ceremony. Everyone got a
special award designed just for
them. Then the moms started to
arrive and it was time to go home.
I'm really going to miss everyone.
Oh well, I'll just have to wait for
summer and Camp Maccabbee!
The JCC sponsors School's
Out/Center's In Programs in con-
junction with the Palm Beach
County School District as well as
the South County Jewish Com-
munity Day School calendar. Our
next program will be on Friday,
April 18 followed by Passover
Pastime on April 28, 29 and May
2.
For more inforamtion regarding
programs, call Bari or David at
395-5546.
Have your birthday party at the JCC!
Ceramics Pool Israeli Dance
for more information, call Bari at 395-5546.
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Page 14 The Jewish Floridian of South County/Friday, April 18, 198r
In The Synagogues
And Temples ...
wmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
TEMPLE BETH EL
Holds Praaover Seder
A Congregational Passover
Seder is planned by Temple Beth
El of Boca Raton for the second
Seder evening, Thursday, April
24. The traditional Seder will be
celebrated beginning at 6 p.m.
and will be held in the newly
enlarged Social Hall.
Rabbis Merle E. Singer and
Gregory S. Marx will lead the
Hagadah reading, with liturgical
songs and melodies by Cantor
Martin Rosen.
Only about 400 persons can be
accommodated. Reservations will
close on April 18. Please call the
Temple office, 391-8900, for
information.
TEMPLE SINAI
Members of the Sisterhood, led
by President, Frances Marks, will
join Rabbi Samuel Silver in con-
ducting the Sabbath eve service of
Temple Sinai, 2475 W. Atlantic
Avenue. Del ray Beach, Friday,
April 18 at 8:15 p.m. The annual
salute to the Ladies of the Con-
gregation will be followed by a
reception after the service, which
will include a preview of the for-
thcoming holiday of Passover.
On the following morning'at 10
a.m., Audrey Alpert, grand-
daughter of Mrs. Lee Alpert, will
become a Bat Mitzvah after
reading portions of Scripture, the
recitation of the Hebrew Bless-
ings and a charge by the Rabbi. At
the Friday night event, Harvey
and Leonore Goodman will
celebrate their 43rd Wedding
Anniversary.
The Passover worship schedule
at Temple Sinai includes gather-
ings on Thursday, April 24 at 10
a.m., Friday, April 25 at 7:15
p.m., Saturday, April 26 at 10
a.m. and Wednesday, April 30 at
10 a.m. when the Memorial
Prayer called Yizkor will be
recited.
Sisterhood will hold their next
meeting, Monday, April 28, noon
at the Temple, 2475 W. Atlantic
Ave., Delray. A hobby show will
be featured. Members should con-
tact Adele Agin, 499-6338 and
reserve a space to show off their
hobbies.
TEMPLE EMETH
Temple Emeth Singles Club
will be attending a dinner and a
show at Naples Dinner Theater,
Sunday, May 11. For further in-
formation call 498-3536.
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A Purim Party was held by Cong. Beth Ami of Boca Raton on
Monday, March 2-4. It was organized and hosted by Mrs. Norman
Leader and was attended by over 70 people. Co-hosts were Mrs. Ir-
ving Miller and Mrs. Howard Schultz, assisted by Mrs. Joseph
Boumans. Mrs. Ellis Robinson and Mrs. Bernard Resnick. A skit
written by Mrs. David Dayan, told the story of Purim. Those par-
ticipating in the play were Mrs. Dayan, Mr. and Mrs. Norman
Leader, Mr. Henry Fields and Mr. Howard Schultz. The evening
was -topped off with cake, coffee, plus 'make your own sundaes."
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Organization News
HADASSAH
Hadasaah Associates of South
County will hold their next
meeting, Monday, April 21, 9:15
a.m. at the Sunrise Bank, Military
Trail and Boynton Beach Rd. Cof-
fee will be served. For informa-
tion call Jack 499-1740 or Herb
499-1546.
Hadaasah Menachem Begin
Chapter announces the New
Florida Atlantic Region of
Hadassah will hold their first con-
ference at the Royce Hotel,
Belvedere Rd., W. Palm Beach,
May 4, 5, 6. For information call
Martha Sheffrin 683-5367.
AMERICAN JEWISH
COMMITTEE
American Jewish Committee
and Temple Beth El are presen-
ting Jerry Thompson of Nashville,
Tennessee who after 18 months of
infiltrating the Ku Klux Klan will
discuss many issues pertaining to
anti-Semitism in the South. He is
the author of "My Life in the
Klan." This event will take place
at Temple Beth El Sanctuary, 333
S.W. 4th Ave., Boca, Tuesday,
April 29, 7:30 p.m. The public is
invited.
WOMEN'S LEAGUE
FOR ISRAEL
WLI Mitzvah Chapter will hold
its next meeting on Monday, April
21, 10 a.m. at the Administration
Building of Century Village West
in Boca. Larry Shuval will be the
guest speaker, on the subject of
Cults and The Jewish Family. The
boutique will be open and
refreshments will be served.
ORT
Women's American ORT
Region will hold their Annual
Honor Roll Luncheon, Tuesday,
May 6 at the Hyatt Palm Beaches.
In attendance will be approx-
imately 400 ladies who have
reached Honor Roll Status by
their dedication and commitment
to the ORT program. Joyce Port-
ner, Region Honor Roll Chairman
and Natalie Berman have chaired
the luncheon. Entertainment will
be provided and surprise gifts for
the ladies. For further informa-
tion please call South Palm Beach
County Region Office at 393-6254.
Women's American ORT
North Pines Chapter will hold
their next meeting, Monday, April
21, 12:30 p.m. at the Adult
Recreation Center, 801 N.E. 1st
Street, Delray. Their program will
feature Sarah Silner, who will
give a living biography on "The
Lady" our Statue of Liberty. For
further information, call
278-2892.
Shabbat, 10 Nissan, 5746
Weekly Sidrah, Metzora
(Shabbat Hagadol)
Candlelighting 6:25 p.m.
Sabbath Ends 7:36 p.m.
Bedikat Hametz Tubs. Night
JRjEUGIOUS DlRECTO
Thought for
the Day
"WHAT YOU WANT"
A man lay dying in a far-away
hotel and with his last strength, he
said to a stranger who roomed
with him, "Here, take this
$10,000, send to my wife whatever
you want and the rest you may
keep." Later on, the stranger sent
a thousand dollars to the wife and
kept $9,000 for himself. The wife
sued the stranger, claiming that
surely her husband could not have
intended to impoverish her. The
matter came before a court and the
decision was as follows: "The hus-
band meant that you should send
to the wife that which you wanted,
namely the nine thousand dollars.
The rest, namely the thousand,
you can retain for your troubles."
We may give to charitis and to
our fellow humans whatever we
want; there can be no compulsion.
But true goodness is only where we
truly give to others what we want
for ourselves.
Two Senators
Continued from Page 1
State.
BUT HART said he had con-
cluded that in light of the security
situation, a visit would be "inap-
propriate" at this time. "It is im-
portant to demonstrate our com-
mitment to our strong friends and
allies in the Middle East, par-
ticularly in light of Col. Khadafy's
recent threatening statements,"
Hart said in a statement.
"But our primary concern
should be for the safety of our
Embassies and all American per-
sonnel in the region. It is para-
mount that our security resources
be totally dedicated to increasing
the maximum possible protection
for American citizens in the Mid-
dle East."
B'NAI TORAH CONGREGATION
1401 N.W. 4th Ave., Boca Raton, Florida 33432. Conservative.
Phone 392-8566, Rabbi Theodore Feldman, Hazzan Donald
Roberts. Sabbath Services: Friday at 8:15 p.m., Saturday at 9:30
a.m. Family Shabbat Service 2nd Friday of each month.
BOCA RATON SYNAGOGUE
Mailing Address: 22130 Belmar No. 1101, Boca Raton, Florida
33433. Orthodox services held at Verde Elementary School
Cafeteria, 6590 Verde Trail, Boca, Saturday morning 9:30 a.m.
For information regarding Friday, Sundown services Mincha-
Maariv, call Rabbi Mark Dratch. Phone: 368-9047.
CONGREGATION ANSHEI KMl'NA
16189 Carter Road 1 block south of Linton Blvd., Delray
Beach, Florida 33445. Orthodox. Rabbi Dr. Louis L. Sacks. Daily
Torah Seminar preceding services at 7:45 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sab-
bath and Festival Services 8:45 a.m. Sabbath Torah class 5 p.m.
Phone 499-9229.
CONGREGATION BETH AMI
2134 N.W. 19th Way, Boca Raton, Florida 33431. Conservative.
Phone (305) 994-8693 or 276-8804. Rabbi Nathan Zelizer; Cantor
Mark Levi; President, Joseph Boumans. Services held at the
Levis JCC, 336 N.W. Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton; Friday
evening at 8:15 p.m., Saturday at 9:30 a.m.
CONGREGATION B'NAI ISRAEL
Services at Center for Group Counseling, 22445 Boca Rio Road,
Boca Raton, Florida 33433. Reform. Rabbi Richard Agler. Sab-
bath Services Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 10:15 a.m. Mailing ad-
dress: 8177 W. Glades Road, Suite 214, Boca Raton, FL 33434.
Phone 483-9982. Baby sitting available during services.
CONGREGATION TORAH OHR
Located in Century Village of Boca Raton. Orthodox. Rabbi
David Weissenberg. Cantor Jacob Resnick. President Edward
Sharzer. For information on services and educational classes and
programs, call 482-0206 or 482-7156.
TEMPLE ANSHEI SHALOM
7099 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, Florida 33446. Conser-
vative. Phone 495-0466 and 495-1300. Rabbi Morris Silberman
Cantor Louis Hershman. Sabbath Services: Friday at 8 p m
Saturday at 8:30 a.m. Daily services 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. "
TEMPLE BETH EL OF BOCA RATON
333 S.W. Fourth Avenue, Boca Raton, Florida 33432. Reform.
Phone: 391-8900. Rabbi Merle E. Singer, Assistant Rabbi
Gregory S. Marx, Cantor Martin Rosen. Shabbat Eve Services at
8 p.m. Family Shabbat Service at 8 p.m. 2nd Friday of each
month, Saturday morning services 10:30 a.m.
TEMPLE BETH SHALOM
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 340015, Boca Raton, FL 33434. Con-
servative. Located in Century Village, Boca. Daily Services 8 a.m.
and 5 p.m. Saturday 8:45 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.. Sunday 8:30 a.m.
and 5 p.m. Rabbi Donald David Crain. Phone: 483-5557. Joseph
M. Pollack, Cantor.
TEMPLE EMETH
51 West Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach, Flor la 33445. Conser-
ve -e. Phone: 498-3536. Rabbi Elliot J. Wii grad. Zvi Adler,
C. itor. Sabbath Services: Friday at 8 p.m., Sai urday at 8:45 a.m!
I) Minyans at 8:45 a.m. and 5 p.m.
TEMPLE SINAI
24 > West Atlantic Ave. (Between Congress \ve. and Barwick
R< 'I), Delray Beach, Florida 33445. Reform. Sabbath Eve. ser-
vices, Friday at 8:15 p.m. Sat., 10 a.m. Rabbi Samuel Silver
phone 276-6161.


Weekend Family Retreat At Temple Beth El
Friday, April 18, 1986/The Jewish Floridian of South County Page 15
*
Top Reform Educator Decries Neglect of T
By TINA ROSEN HERSH
As Jews, we are so absorbed in
thinking only of Jewish
peoplehood, that we actually
neglect the plight of the individual
who may be seeking Jewish iden-
tification, said Rabbi Howard
Bogot at Temple Beth El last Sun-
day. Speaking to a Brotherhood
Breakfast, Bogot's lecture was
part of a study weekend at the
temple entitled "Who Am I? What
Am I?" sponsored by the
Brotherhood.
Bogot said that for "... all the
right and understandable
reasons," Jews have expended
their time in concern for the
Jewish People and have not
devoted enough time to thinking
about the individual Jew. His
travels around the country reveal-
ed the extent of the problem: "My
brothers and sisters feel they are
a minority. They are not sure of
who they are."
Bogot's professed goal was to
sensitize his audience to the dilem-
ma of the Jew alone. "We have to
figure out how to help the Jew
who has no other Jews about him
- how to help him feel confident
and fulfilled as a Jewish
individual."
To prove his point that the odds
are stacked against the Jewish in-
dividual, Bogot displayed the
Reform Movement's prayer book
as evidence of Jewish pluralistic
thinking. He noted that the prayer
book, with the exception of 16
paragraphs, always alludes to
"the Jewish people." The 16
paragraphs are primarily original
meditations, with a few Psalms
that include the word "I."
Bogot, who is the director of
education for the Union of
Hebrew Congregations, lamented
the Reform Movement's limited
attention to programming for the
individual Jew. "We must change
this."
He whipped out his sample pro-
posal for the 70 participants a
list of categories, the adherence to
which would enable the Jewish in
dividual "... to look in the mirror
and see that he personifies the im-
age of G-d."
Below follows the rabbi's "Tax-
onomy of Divine Images for
Imitation":
A TAXONOMY of
DIVINE IMAGES
for IMITATION
By RABBI
HOWARD I. BOGOT
Toddler
G-d's Image: (Sustainer of Life)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I am enjoying life and ahar-
Obituaries
DM
Edna, 76. of High Point. Delray Beach, was
"rijfinallv from Massachusetts. She is sur-
vived by her husband Henry. (Gutterman
Warheit Memorial Chapel)
PARMER
Nsihan. 87. of Palm Greens. Defray Beach.
was originally from New York. He is aurviv
"I by his wife Selma. son Dr. Edgar
Partner, daughter! Joan Klein and Judith
Walsh (Beth Israel-Rubin Memorial Chapel)
nu
Harry. 83. of Villages of Orioles. Delray
Beach, was originally from Illinois. He is
survived by his wife Gwen, sons Frederick
and Edward. (Beth Israel-Rubin Memorial
'hapelt
ROSEN
Israel David. 73, of Kings Point Delray
Beach, was originally from New York. He is
survived by his wife Sylvia and son Saul
(Beth Israel Rubin Memorial Chapel)
SCORE
William. 89. of Las Verdea. Dainty Beach.
*'** originally from Russia. He is survived
b) hi sons Frederick. David and Orrin.
daughters Gertrude Kepnes. Mams Kaplan
Bermce Friedman and Sylvia Blumsack
Beth Israel Rubin Memorial Chapel)
WALD
Mar) 7j. m fenturv Village Bora Raton.
wan originally from Rumania She is sunn
"I by her husband Philip, sons David an Kuhm (Beth Israel Rubin Memorial Chapeli
ing my enjoyment with others."
Pre-Schooler
G-d's Image: (The Unique One)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I am proud of myself."
Primary Grade Learner
G-d's Image: (Source of Creation)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I am acting creatively."
Intermediate Learner
G-d's Image: (Origin of Mitzvot
(responsibilities))
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I accept and fulfill a respon-
sibility (ought)."
Adolescent
G-d's Image: (Giver of Torah
pristine Jewish teaching)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I struggle to discover the
truth."
Adult
G-d's Image: (Partner of the Peo-
ple of Israel)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I establish firm
commitments."
G-d's Image: (Rock of Israel)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when as a friend, parent, sibl-
ing and/or parent I am a source of
safety, compassion and good
counsel."
G-d's Image: (Model of
Continuity)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I establish dependable and
stable systems for meaningful
living."
G-d's Image: (Maker of Peace)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I achieve the peace of per-
sonal (inner) contentment and
mutualism toward others."
G-d's Image: (G-d as Wisdom)
Imitation: "I am the image of G-d
when I integrate skills, insights
and experience in order to ap-
preciate the past, cope with the
present and plan for the future."
In conclusion, Bogot shared his
definition of a Jew with the group:
"A Jew for me is a Jewish in-
dividual, who accepts as an in-
dividual, that he or she is the im-
age of G-d, and acts out the image
of G-d" (as listed above).
Is The Painted Egg
Christian Or Jewish?
By
BETSY RATNER HERSHMAN
Special to the South
County Jewish Federation
Coloring eggs and hiding them for children to find may just be
an old Jewish tradition according to Rabbi Howard Bogot, direc-
tor of education at the UAHC. Supporting his premise was a
Jewish encyclopedia and several participants in a retreat last
Saturday at Temple Beth El in Boca Raton.
Rabbi Bogot, told a group of 35 people attending a study
workshop last weekend entitled "Who Am I? What Am I?" of his
accidental discovery.
Under "egg" in a Jewish encyclopedia Rabbi Bogot spotted this
strange old Latvian custom practiced during the little known
festival of Lag B'Omar, the 33rd day after Passover and before
Shavuot. When discussing its authenticity with an older orthodox
rabbi, this rabbi surprisingly told Rabbi Bogot he could remember
practicing the custom as a small child in Latvia. But, as an adult,
his Israeli wife forbade him to practice this "Christian" custom.
The orthodox rabbi confided to Rabbi Bogot that his Latvian fami-
ly had considered it a custom of Jewish origins, not of Christian
origins.
"But that is the question?" Rabbi Bogot told his fascinated au-
dience. "Which egg came first? Did Easter eggs come from Lag
B'Omar eggs or did Lag B'Omar eggs come from Easter eggs?"
Diaspora Jewish life has adapted to its surroundings. A well
known example, Rabbi Bogot mentioned, would be the Pasover
seder song Chad Gadya. The melody was taken from a popular
German ballad and introduced into the Haggada by German Jews.
Elijah's cup originated from the 12th century custom of leaving a
full goblet on the lord of the castle's table as a sign of hospitality.
"To coin a phrase, this is the spiritual eclecticism of Judaism,"
said the rabbi. Loosely translated, this means the ability of our
Jewish culture to inject the practical into the spiritual and make it
uniquely ours. It is this spirit that influences Reform Judaism.
Of course, he said, it works the other way too. Many Gregorian
chants from the medieval Catholic church stem from ancient
Hebrew melodies.
Suddenly a hand shot up from the audience and a man spoke for
his wife who was too timid to speak. "My wife told me for years
about the eggs she dyed as a young girl with her Latvian mother.
Her family always did this to celebrate Lag B'Omar." Then the
older woman spoke for herself. "Once I watched a group of
American women of Christian Latvian descent dying and
decorating eggs at Easter exactly the way we did it on Lag
B'Omar. I was too embarrassed to mention that my Jewish family
did it too. I assumed from then on it was a Christian custom we
had picked up in Latvia."
"Not necessarily," interjected another man. "My family was
from Spain, and we dyed eggs on Lag B'Omar also."
So, which egg came first?
"You notice the chicken has been left out of this issue," joked
Rabbi Bogot. "The rabbis at UAHC are researching this question
and we'll have to let them decide. And in the meantime, please
don't quote me!"
The Dark at the Top of The Stairs
Continued from Page 4
drama as a dated play.
Inge doesn't preach feminism,
but he makes it clear that Cora
has no choice but to remain with
Rubin because society has made
her dependent on him. Her role is
to be a homemaker, nothing else.
Without Rubin, she is destitute
and must beg to be taken into her
sister's home. Cora and Rubin
make peace with each other at the
end because their love returns.
But how many women, even today
make the best of terrible mar-
riages because they have no real
alternative.
Nikki Popowcer
Greece, Israel Sign Agreement
ATHENS (JTA) Greece and Israel signed a new
scientific and cultural cooperation agreement, the Foreign
Ministry announced last Thursday. The three-year pro-
gram provides for exchanges in the fields of education,
science, culture, the media, youth activities, and sports. It
was signed by Ambassador Spyros Chrysospathis, the
Foreign Ministry's Cultural Affairs Director, and Am-
bassador Yehezkel Bamea, Israel's diplomatic represen-
tative in Athens.________________________________
B'nai Mttzvah
NIKKI POPOWCER
On Saturday. April 5. Nikki
Ellen Popowcer. daughter of Jac-
queline and Burton Popowcer,
was called to the Torah at Temple
Beth El of Boca Raton as a Bat
Mitzvah.
Nikki is a 7th-Grade student at
Boca Raton Academy and attends
the Temple Beth Ei Religious
School. Family members sharing
in die simcha were her sister,
Jamie, brother Dean and grand-
mother, Ida Barton. Mr. and Mrs.
Popowcer hosted a Kiddush in
Nikki's honor following Shabbat
Morning Services.
ADAM GRESCHLER
On Saturday, April 19, Adam
Greschler, son of Lois and Neil
Greschler, will be called to the
Torah at Temple Beth El of Boca
Raton as a Bar Mitzvah.
Adam is a 7th-Grade student at
Henderson University School and
attends the Temple Beth El
Religious School.
Family members sharing in the
simcha are his brother, Jedd, and
his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs.
Jack Greschler of Fort Lauder-
dale and Mr. and Mrs. Nathan
Breiner of Brooklyn, New York.
Mr. and Mrs. Greschler will host
a Kiddush in Adam's honor
following Shabbat Morning
Services.
JENNIFER BAXT
On Saturday, April 19, Jennifer
Baxt, daughter of Sandi Baxt and
Paul Baxt, will be called to the
Torah at Temple Beth El of Boca
Raton as a Bat Mitzvah.
As an ongoing Temple project
she will be "Twinning" with Adita
Sepil of the Soviet Union. Jennifer
is a 7th-Grade student at Boca
Raton Community Middle School
and attends the Temple Beth El
Religious School.
Family members sharing in the Jennifer Baxt
simcha are brother David, and Jennifer's parents will host a col-
grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. lation in her honor following Hav-
Roland Baxt of Pembroke Pines, dalah Services.


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